Job Description - Manager, Child Care School
Description View created on 10/06/2015

Manager, Child Care School

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 18
Job Title ID: 20101
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Child Care Family

Reports To

Department Chair, Child Care and Development

Job Purpose

To manage all aspects of the Children#039;s Lab School.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Managers, schedules, supervises, and evaluates the instructional, clerical, and support staff of the Children's Lab Schools preschool and evening programs.
  2. Ensures the program and learning environment meet the guidelines and standards of the College, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Child Care Licensing, WorkSource Rising Star Program, City of Austin Environmental Health and Fire Departments, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation.
  3. Develops and approves annual budget with department chair; reviews and approves purchases of consumables and equipment; reviews and signs contracts for tuition funding sources; seeks funding and manages grants for adjunct programs or special projects. Determines eligibility for tuition subsidies, sliding scale tuition, and ensures tuition is paid. Submits reports and billings.
  4. Facilitates parent program; plans and coordinates new parent orientation, monthly parent meetings, annual parenting support series, and family social events. Communicates with parents on routine development and provides resource and referral information as needed.
  5. Coordinates with faculty and staff to provide a fieldwork setting for students. Completes background checks and risk assessments, schedules labs and make up labs, provides support for child care teachers who supervise and evaluate students, and meets with students to resolve problems or issues related to lab work; creates a lab calendar, guidelines, and forms for lab packets.
  6. Directs the children's program including planning and implementing program practices, overseeing the waiting list for available slots, enrolling children, coordinating annual vision, hearing and developmental screenings, and ensures admission compliance with State guidelines.
  7. Participates in various programs within the community to enhance the program and provide outreach for the college.
  8. Oversees the maintenance of the facility and grounds.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.



Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


Computer Skills


Physical Requirements

Work Experience